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Definition of "notch" []

  • A V-shaped cut. (noun)
  • Such a cut used for keeping a record. (noun)
  • A narrow pass between mountains. (noun)
  • Informal A level or degree: a notch or two higher in quality. (noun)
  • To cut a notch in. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "notch" in a sentence
  • "Anything to take down the ELPD a notch is great in my book."
  • "My Places tumblr facebook friendfeed soundcloud youtube flickr last. fm twango ebay vimeo technorati twitter linked in notch up skitch"
  • "Shakira has always been crazysexycool, but this time she brings it down a notch from the oversexed electro-pop of "She Wolf.""